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Police: 4 Shot, 3 Arrested at Raptors Rally in Toronto

TORONTO — Gunfire broke out and a stampede ensued as fans celebrated at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, leaving four people shot and thousands fleeing less than a block from where the players and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sat on stage. Three people were arrested and...

Time for Yosemite and Humanity to Take a Break?

The road to Mariposa Grove in Yosemite National Park is closed to cars, and the shuttle bus wasn’t running. Would the Three Stooges—my sons, ages 10, 8 and 5—agree to a 2 ½ mile uphill hike to see Yosemite’s signature sequoias? This month I made my first trip to Yosemite...

Walters: So Far, Prison Inmate Rehab Isn't Working

The state prison system’s official title, “Department of Corrections,” was for decades nothing more than a euphemism, as was the official nomenclature for the system’s guards of “correctional officer.” The system expanded from about 20,000 inmates during Jerry Brown’s first stint as governor to more than 160,000 when he began...